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Cyd Ynni. Community energy in NW Wales shifting gear. Communities creating jobs. Have a look!

Its been a few years since we created the Cyd Ynni network / consortium in NW Wales. the community energy companies of Ynni Ogwen, Ynni Padarn Peris, Ynni Anafon, Ynni Ocar  and Fferm Moelyci decided to share assets, gain more … Continue reading

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Generating opportunities

I have been spouting on and on about KW. Well the process of making KW’s with renewables also generates opportunities and not necessarily from the money. Several of the community energy companies I work with are now employing local people … Continue reading

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Community energy flying or should I say digging in

It’s been a mad few months on community energy in this part of Wales. I am one of the founding directors of the first end to end community energy supply companies in UK and the smart meters are being installed … Continue reading

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Community energy awards 2016… we won!

Last night in Oxford the National Trust Wales initiated and supported network “Cyd Ynni” was honoured by being awarded the collaboration award. Big thanks go to Grant Peisley at DEG for putting the network forward but the biggest thanks go … Continue reading

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Renewable energy pipe dreams

A pipe dream is according to those in the know ‘an unattainable or fanciful hope or scheme’ I suppose i have misquoted as our dreams over here are being delivered through pipes… and cables, and buildings and most of all … Continue reading

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North and South there are some new hydros about.

Quick image blog to gladden the heart of renewable energy enthusiasts. Today was South Wales where we had a steering group meeting for the Community Energy Wales development fund. The main subject was where next with this fund given all … Continue reading

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We’ve done it! Almost £700,000 raised in 6 weeks

Its been an enthralling couple of months in the valleys of Llanberis and Bethesda. The National Trust assisted community hydro projects working with stunning community teams have now raised all of the development funding needed and locally. Almost £700,000 was … Continue reading

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